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Kestrel hunting near Balintore castle
This bird hovered for quite a while within reasonable range of the camera, is it a young Kestrel?
Habitat
rural, farmland, fields, hills
Location
Balintore road, Angus, Scotland
Date taken
July 7th 2023
Scientific name
Falco tinnunculus
Equipment used
Nikon Z50, Sigma 150-600mm
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
I can't tell Scoz. It looks like he's moulting though actually I think it's a female LOL

If I'm right about the moult I doubt it's a youngster.

A great picture though laddie - thanks.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Scozmos
Date added
View count
127
Comment count
2

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON Z 50
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/4000 second(s)
ISO
500
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
20230709 - Kestrel hunting near Balintore .jpg
File size
1.4 MB
Date taken
Sun, 09 July 2023 12:00 PM
Dimensions
3000px x 2028px

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